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From circa 1790-1820 it was a light overcoat fastening across the bosom, in the 1820s developing into a variation of the pelisse-robe (commonest 1835-1860s). Close-fitting and fastened down the front to the hem, it appeared like a front-opening dress with lapels. The terms 'redingote' and 'pelisse dress' were loosely used for the same dress in the 1830s. In the 1840s the skirt was often en tablier (with trimmings descending down the front giving the appearance of a separate panel) and by 1848 the name had replaced pelisse-robe. By then the bodice and skirt could be separate garments.

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'Modes de Paris', 25 July 1839, probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47813

'Modes de Paris', 25 July 1839

probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 25 July 1839
NPG D47813

'Modes de Paris', 10 September 1839, probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47821

'Modes de Paris', 10 September 1839

probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 10 September 1839
NPG D47821

'Modes de Paris', 15 September 1839, probably by Hippolyte Damours, published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47823

'Modes de Paris', 15 September 1839

probably by Hippolyte Damours, published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 15 September 1839
NPG D47823

'Modes de Paris', 15 October 1839, by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47827

'Modes de Paris', 15 October 1839

by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 15 October 1839
NPG D47827

'Modes de Paris', 15 November 1839, probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47830

'Modes de Paris', 15 November 1839

probably by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 15 November 1839
NPG D47830

'Modes de Paris', 10 November 1839, by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by  S. & J. Fuller, first published in  Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes - NPG D47834

'Modes de Paris', 10 November 1839

by Hippolyte Damours, probably published by S. & J. Fuller, first published in Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, circa 10 November 1839
NPG D47834

Dinner or Evening Dress and Walking Costume, January 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47853

Dinner or Evening Dress and Walking Costume, January 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published January 1840
NPG D47853

Dinner or evening dress and carriage dress, March 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47857

Dinner or evening dress and carriage dress, March 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published March 1840
NPG D47857

New spring walking dresses, March 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47869

New spring walking dresses, March 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published March 1840
NPG D47869

Walking and carriage costume, August 1840, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47866

Walking and carriage costume, August 1840

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published August 1840
NPG D47866

Carriage costume and visiting dress, October 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47885

Carriage costume and visiting dress, October 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1841
NPG D47885

Carriage and walking costumes, November 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47887

Carriage and walking costumes, November 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published November 1841
NPG D47887

Walking and carriage or visiting costume, December 1841, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47888

Walking and carriage or visiting costume, December 1841

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published December 1841
NPG D47888

Promenade and carriage costume, April 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47892

Promenade and carriage costume, April 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published April 1842
NPG D47892

Morning concert dresses, April 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47893

Morning concert dresses, April 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published April 1842
NPG D47893

Carriage and walking costume and children's dresses, June 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47896

Carriage and walking costume and children's dresses, June 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published June 1842
NPG D47896

Promenade and carriage dress, July 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47899

Promenade and carriage dress, July 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published July 1842
NPG D47899

Toilette d'interieur, August 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47900

Toilette d'interieur, August 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published August 1842
NPG D47900

'Toilettes de soirée et de spectacle', October 1842, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47906

'Toilettes de soirée et de spectacle', October 1842

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published October 1842
NPG D47906

Walking and visiting dress, May 1843, published by Dobbs & Co, published in  The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in  Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes - NPG D47916

Walking and visiting dress, May 1843

published by Dobbs & Co, published in The Court Magazine and Monthly Critic and Lady's Magazine and Museum, first published in Le Follet, Courrier des Salons, Journal des Modes
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published May 1843
NPG D47916